New York Times, Tuesday, October 20, 1998

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 49 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Peanuts" boy : LINUS
6. Exile of 1979 : SHAH
10. Carry on, as a campaign : WAGE
14. Take for one's own : ADOPT
15. Shells, e.g. : AMMO
16. Allege as fact : AVER
17. With one's fingers in a lake? : FEELINGSUPERIOR
20. Grand larceny, e.g. : FELONY
21. "___ Darlin'" (jazz standard) : LIL
22. Sugary drink : ADE
23. "Relax, private!" : ATEASE
26. Longed (for) : PINED
28. Adorns unnecessarily : GILDS
31. Toiletries holder : KITBAG
33. Brouhaha : ADO
34. A.T.M. necessity : PIN
35. Wagnerian heroine : ISOLDE
39. With one's fingers in a skyscraper? : TOUCHINGSTORIES
43. Like last year's styles : OLDHAT
44. Part of U.C.L.A. : LOS
45. KLM competitor : SAS
46. Echo, e.g. : ANSWER
48. An ex of Xavier : CHARO
50. Bob Cousy's team, for short : CELTS
53. Duds : ATTIRE
55. "Bravo!" : OLE
56. Wax producer : EAR
58. Latino lady : SENORA
62. With one's fingers in a socket? : HANDLINGCHARGES
66. Bering Sea island : ATTU
67. At no time, to poets : NEER
68. Ceramists' needs : KILNS
69. Element #10 : NEON
70. City to which Helen was abducted : TROY
71. Kind of shooting : SKEET
1. Joke response, informally : LAFF
2. ___ fixe (obsession) : IDEE
3. December air : NOEL
4. Send to a mainframe : UPLOAD
5. Is miserly : STINTS
6. Decline in value : SAG
7. Seagoing inits. : HMS
8. Evil repeller : AMULET
9. Pueblo dweller : HOPI
10. Kind of chest or paint : WAR
11. For the birds? : AVIAN
12. Hollow rock : GEODE
13. Blew it : ERRED
18. "The Science Guy" on TV : NYE
19. Ciudad Juárez neighbor : ELPASO
24. Similar : AKIN
25. Marathoner's shirt : SINGLET
27. Borodin's prince : IGOR
28. Meower, in Madrid : GATO
29. Matinee hero : IDOL
30. Blaring : LOUD
32. 0's and 1's, to a programmer : BITS
34. Absolute worst, with "the" : PITS
36. One of the Simpsons : LISA
37. Cherished : DEAR
38. Sinclair rival : ESSO
40. Cyberspace conversation : CHAT
41. Grimm youngster : HANSEL
42. Launderer's step : SORT
47. ___ Brothers : WARNER
48. Haunted house sounds : CREAKS
49. Playwright Ibsen : HENRIK
50. "Over There" composer : COHAN
51. Make jubilant : ELATE
52. Slowly, on a score : LENTO
54. Approximation suffix : ISH
57. "___ Too Proud to Beg" (1966 hit) : AINT
59. Look at flirtatiously : OGLE
60. Tennis's Lacoste : RENE
61. Like some profs. : ASST
63. Pester for payment : DUN
64. Prefix with logical : GEO
65. Have a bawl : CRY

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